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Timber Wolf Alliance

At the start of the Timber Wolf Alliance, 1987, only 18 wolves were estimated to live in Wisconsin and fewer in Upper Michigan. That year, the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute began the Timber Wolf Alliance assisting twenty-one organizations and many private individuals interested in promoting wolf recovery in Wisconsin and…

Timber Wolf Alliance Coordinator Jordyn O'Gara

O’Gara ’18 Named Timber Wolf Alliance Coordinator

Wolf Awareness Week Events October 23, 25, 26

…June as a fellow at the Timber Wolf Alliance and worked this past summer educating the public about Wisconsin’s gray wolves. Last month, the Timber Wolf Alliance Advisory Board voted to have her continue as the part-time coordinator. O’Gara also works as a veterinarian assistant in Washburn. As a student,…

Adrian Wydeven

Wolf Biologist Adrian Wydeven to Head Timber Wolf Alliance

…Natural Resources as a wildlife biologist earlier this year after over thirty-two years working for the agency, and served on the Timber Wolf Alliance advisory council since 1990. He headed up the Wisconsin wolf recovery program that included intense monitoring of the state wolf population from 1990 through 2013. Northland…

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Timber Wolf Alliance Returns

After a seven-year tenure at the North Lakeland Discovery Center in Manitowish Waters, Wis., the Timber Wolf Alliance is in the process of returning north to Northland College. “We birthed this program and handed it off during a period when we couldn’t sustain it, but now it makes sense to…

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TWA Responds to State Bill 602/AB712

…sustainable wolf population in the state. The mission of the Timber Wolf Alliance is to use science-based information to promote an ecologically-functional wolf population in areas of suitable habitat. The Alliance would welcome an opportunity to share our educational and expert resources with the Legislature as it considers legislation that…

TWA Wolf Awareness Week poster by Bateman

TWA Selects Artwork for 2018 Wolf Awareness Week Poster

Canadian Artist Robert Bateman Featured

The Timber Wolf Alliance has selected Sierra Evening—Mexican Wolf by Canadian artist Robert Bateman for the 2018 Wolf Awareness Week poster, to be released later this year. This is Bateman’s second time as the featured artist; his painting, New Territory, was chosen for the 2008 poster. The Mexican Wolf was…

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Back from the Brink of Extinction

Mexican Wolf Reintroduction and Recovery

…Wildlife Service, and White Mountain Apache Tribe have been critical to the successful establishment of a population of Mexican wolves in the United States. John Oakleaf is the featured Timber Wolf Alliance speaker for Wolf Awareness Week at Northland College. He will be part of a panel discussion Thursday, October…

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Tug of War Over Wolves

…in the past year and has one currently under review—three on wolves and one on Eurasian milfoil. He teaches wolf ecology and management courses, and is providing faculty support to the Timber Wolf Alliance. Olson’s interest took hold as an undergraduate at UW-Stevens Point where he learned an intriguing and…

Drawing Wolves Registration Thank You

…please contact: Timber Wolf Alliance Phone: 715-682-1489 Thank you for registering for the Drawing Wolves with Artist Sarah Nelson workshop! This virtual event is brought to you by the Timber Wolf Alliance. If you have any questions or would like to learn more please contact: Timber Wolf Alliance Phone: 715-682-1489…

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Students Howl with Wolves

Howling with Wolves Assistant Professor of Natural Resources Erik Olson serves on the board of the Timber Wolf Alliance and has conducted and collaborated on research regarding wolf-human interactions, landscape predictors of wolf attacks on bear-hunting dogs, and how pendulum swings in wolf management lead to conflict, illegal kills, and…